Mark Fromer, M.D.

Mark Fromer MD | Ophthalmologist | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)Dr. Fromer specializes in laser vision correction procedures including LASIK (laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis) and PRK (photo-refractive keratectomy).  Dr. Fromer performs no-stitch cataract surgery, and has been performing laser surgery for glaucoma, diabetic retinal disease, and age related diseases of the retina since 1988.

Dr. Mark Fromer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been board-certified since 1988. After his undergraduate education at Hebrew University and Michigan State University, where he earned highest honors, Dr. Fromer earned his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School (UMDNJ). He then completed his internship and residency training at St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center of New York, as well as a vitreoretinal fellowship in trauma and diabetic eye care at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.

Dr. Fromer is a NYPD Honorary Police Surgeon, Eye Surgeon Director for both the New York Rangers (National Hockey League) and the World Oyama Karate Organization.

Teaching Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, New York Medical College
  • Resident Instructor, Saint Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Resident Instructor, Catholic Medical Center
  • Resident Instructor, Cabrini Medical Center
  • Resident Lecture Series, St. Vincent's Hospital
  • Health Action Committee Lecture Series
  • NY Department of Disability Lecture Series
  • International speaker, Alcon Laboratories
  • International speaker, Allergan Laboratories
  • International speaker, Heidelberg Retinal Tomography


  • Neonatal Infectious Diseases
  • Pulmonary Embolism Following Scleral Buckling procedure
  • Complication of Retrobulbar Anesthesia
  • Co-Management
  • Topical Anesthesia, "Medical Risk"
  • Ancillary Testing in Ophthalmology

Medical Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Queens County Medical Society
  • Bronx County Medical Society
  • New York County Medical Society
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


Susan Fromer, M.D.

Susan Fromer MD | Ophthalmologist | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)Dr. Susan Fromer is an ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and laser vision correction.  She graduated with honors from Rutgers University.  She went on to receive her medical degree at NYU Medical School.  She then completed a medical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and residency training at St Vincent's Hospital.  She has done additional training in cornea and laser refractive surgery at Mercy Hospital.  She has been board-certified since 1992. In 2004. Dr. Susan Fromer was preceptor for a glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Maurice Luntz at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. More recently Dr. Fromer was an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital where she participated in training the residents in ophthalmic surgery.

Medical Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • New York County Medical Society


Chad Kaplan, M.D.Chad Kaplan

Dr. Chad Kaplan is a glaucoma specialist, with a focus on complex cataract and anterior segment surgical techniques. Dr. Kaplan has experience in laser-assisted cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens implantation, complex and advanced techniques in cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), traditional and implant glaucoma surgery, and laser treatments for glaucoma.

Dr. Kaplan received his undergraduate degree from The University of Miami and received his medical degree from the University of Florida where he completed an ophthalmology residency. During his residency, Dr. Kaplan was Chief Resident and was elected Chairman of the Resident Graduate Medical Education Committee at Shands Hospital. Dr. Kaplan completed his fellowship training in glaucoma and complex anterior segment surgery at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of the Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Medical Center.

Dr. Kaplan is board certified and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Glaucoma Society, The New York Glaucoma Society and The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He continues his research of novel theories on glaucoma development and progression with the goal of preventative treatment.

Dr. Kaplan is fluent in English and Spanish.


Dr. Jewel Liao, M.D.

Dr. Liao is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in Cataract, Cornea, Refractive Surgery, and External Diseases.
Dr. Liao attended the State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, where she received her medical degree, and completed her internship at Maimonides Medical Center. She further continued her studies and completed a residency in ophthalmology at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where she was Chief Resident.

To further hone her interests in the anterior segment and the cornea, Dr. Liao stayed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and completed a fellowship in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External Diseases. Dr. Liao is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Cornea Society.

Dr. Liao is devoted to ensuring the longevity of her patients’ vision and quality of life. She is dedicated to developing a long lasting relationship with her patients.

Dr. Liao is fluent in English and speaks Chinese (Cantonese).


Allie Nadelson, M.D.Allie Nadelson

Dr. Allie Nadelson is a medical retina specialist. She specializes in macular diseases, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, macular degeneration and related disorders.

Dr. Nadelson received her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and attended Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. After completing her internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, she completed her ophthalmology residency and served as chief resident at Nassau University Medical Center in Long Island. She then completed her medical retina fellowship at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Dr. Nadelson is fluent in English and Spanish.